Blogs

Can you make a Power of Attorney online?

It is possible to make a Power of Attorney online, but whether you should is an entirely different matter. The process of making a Power...

Sue Macleod

Associate, Trusts & Estates

Five reasons you should use a solicitor to write your...

If you are thinking about writing a will, you may have considered doing it yourself. There are many templates and tools available online, along with...

Marie-Claire Robson

Senior Solicitor, Trusts & Estates
News | 1st July 2021

Social media and the law: 6 things you need to...

The world of social media can often seem like the wild west of the internet. Everyone has simple access to an audience and can share...

Elizabeth Larkin

Marketing Manager

How unspent income from lockdown could cut future tax bills

Internet shopping may have boomed during lockdown, but many people have spent less than usual while forced to stay home, and those with spare money...

Louise Harrhy

Partner, Head of Trusts & Estates
Family | 22nd June 2021

Marriage breakdowns could head for their own lockdown

The easing of lockdown may have been the catalyst for the announcement by billionaire Bill Gates and his wife that they were heading for divorce...

Vanessa McMurtrie

Partner, Family

What happens to debt after someone dies?

When someone you love has passed away, the last thing you might be thinking about is debt. However, there are many misconceptions about debt and...

Sue Macleod

Associate, Trusts & Estates
Commercial & Corporate | 10th June 2021

Understanding whether the force may be with you

‘May the force be with you’ is usually the concern of Jedi knights heading to battle in Star Wars, rather than something that company directors...

Emma Reynolds

Paralegal, Commercial & Corporate

Companies must be on track for Covid-safe workplace

Companies anticipating a return to the workplace in July, if the Government’s route map stays on track, should be planning how to protect workers and...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Commercial Property | 25th May 2021

Should you buy or rent a commercial property?

If you are looking to move your business, there is an important decision to be made around whether you should buy or rent premises. There...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property

Power of Attorney & protecting the rights of people with...

Dementia Action Week runs 17th - 23rd May 2021 and is a national event that sees the public coming together to take action to improve...

Louise Harrhy

Partner, Head of Trusts & Estates